The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 3 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.92% 12.12% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.82% 13.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£413 £419 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £367 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £602 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 84.62% 90.91% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Average daily rate £413 £540 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +74.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £668 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Budget Control
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Development Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Budget Control
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP